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Sep 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >> this technician worked with the doctor in the x-ray room. >> can you tell us about what kind of doctor he is? >> excellent doctor. a nice fellow. >> we were told an hour ago by hospital officials that the doctor was still in the operating room. he is expected to recover. again, shot in the abdomen. baltimore police have updated the name of the suspect. they say he had given a false name to police, a false name to hospital administrators here. they identified him as paul warren pardus of arlington, virginia. >> thank you, gail. we will combat -- continue to bring you updates on the doctor and a suspect. >> the exclusive interview with the discovery hostages is getting a lot of attention tonight. that man james lee held them against their will and they talk about how they were able to escape. >> one of the hostages told oprah that he thought he had walked into a television show that was being filmed in the lobby of discovery that day, but when the gun man. his weapon at him, he knew it was the real deal -- but when the gun man pointed his weapon at him he knew it was the real deal
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
an exclusive interview. a short time ago. christiane, so good of you to join us from jerusalem. is hillary clinton making any progress? >> good morning, robin. she says yes. all the officials say yes, including the participants. benjamin netanyahu and mahmoud abbas. apparently they've gotten down to core issues already. and they're doing that in a serious way. but the ten-ton elephant in the room is the moratorium of settlement building. i asked secretary clinton if there was any flexibility towards keeping the moratorium on? she wouldn't go into specifics, other than to say the two sides must stay at the table. there is this moratorium that's looming on the horizon. are the talks going in a constructive way? >> yes. i would say they're in a constructive channel. and that has been, you know, reassuring to us. >> president obama has said that given the talks going in a constructive way, there should be -- israel should continue the moratorium on settlements. do you believe that that will happen? >> well, that certainly is our hope. now, we've also said that we'll support an agreemen
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 4:00am EDT
didn't send us here to just think about our jobs. they sent us here to think about theirs. >> reporter: the president wants families making less than $250,000 a year to keep those tax cuts. those making more, to lose them. republican leaders say everyone needs the break. >> extend all of the current tax rates because raising taxes on anyone, especially small businesses, is the wrong prescription for an ailing economy. >> reporter: the unemployment rate stands at 9.6%, including hundreds of steelworkers in ohio, who just found out their plants will remain idle through at least the end of the year. >> most of the men are scared. they're worried about their jobs. >> reporter: new foreclosures out this morning from realitytrack, showed last year lenders took more than any homes since the mortgage crisis. even some democrats say this isn't the same for change. >> my position is, given the fragility of the economy, all the bush tax cuts should be extended temporarily. >> reporter: 31 house democrats sent their leadership a letter asking for the same thing. a universal tax cut extension for e
ABC
Sep 15, 2010 11:35pm EDT
about a man who pledged himself to the mafia at age 22 after his father, a nor or the use new york city crime boss, was sentenced to 50 years in prison. he devised a scheme that brought the family hundreds of millions of dollars but then came a woman, and a moment, that made him walk away. >> reporter: most wise guys quit the mob in one of two ways. witness relocation or a body bag. but michael franzes ze has managed to avoid both and still can show his face on the streets that he captained. >> some around here, too, in this section, too, but this was our town. this was us, so -- we had it wrapped up. >> reporter: this mobster turned minister has come back to brooklyn on a mission from god. to pay a jailhouse visit to his mafia boss father in an effort to save his soul from hell. and that would be no small feat. because sonny is a living legend. fbi wiretaps have captured this underboss ofbragging about the dozens of men he killed and bragging about his favorite ways to dispose of bodies. >> terrible. he wasn't indicted for that but terrible. >> reporter: so when you sit down with your
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 12:00pm EDT
the morning and that will set us up for a very pleasant friday with sunshine and temperatures in the low 80's and warmer weather into next week. >> that nasty pollen very good to have you here. thank you. >>> a virginia farmers unusual protest is turning heads. john boyd once the senate to approve $1 billion discrimination settlement for black farmers. he plans to write his capitol -- his tractor to capitol hill. he is president of the national black farmers association and he was met along his route by a democratic senator and a republican senator. >>> a plan to save metro hundreds of millions of dollars could be one-stop away. moving the dulles metro station near the parking garage at the airport could save $640 million. the plan is to build a two-mile underground tunnel at the airport with an underground station. the decision of where to put that stuff will not be finalized until sometime next year. >> still to come, the recession is not over for millions of americans. we'll have more on a huge fight in poverty rates. a dream ride -- a high dollar contest in the district to pass b
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 6:30pm EDT
increase of 4-in one year. >> people that used to be solidly middle class who are now looking over that cliff into the abyss. >> reporter: the government puts the poverty line at just under $22,000 a year for a family of four. today, we learned with the recession stealing jobs, the number of americans without health insurance has climbed to nearly 51 million. 4.4 million in just a year. and today, the rescue mission in los angeles told us they're seeing it. tents set up for families in the back of their chapel. this is one of those tents. a family of four will sleep here at night. the number has multiplied from a half dozen a year ago to nearly 60 today. more than one-third of those in poverty are children. we could not forget that video -- the high schoolers in california -- the faces behind this new report. >> we're like, four months behind rent. and just -- i have my brothers, we might be homeless pretty soon. >> reporter: we have followed chris schultz since that video. his father was out of work. his mother, a teacher's assistant, barely making the rent. and their refrigerator -- p
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
is a -- joining us says we will have a quarter of an inch. >> we need the rain showers. we need them. so the tropics. scruleya and igor, that cute little couple out in the atlantic. julia a category two, igor a category four storm with maximum sustained winds at 145 miles an hour. neither of these will be affecting the united states. i said it before. i'll say it begin. sometimes tropical storms move into our system and break us out of droughts. that's not going to be the case with either of these. let's not forget carl. stale crorm. tropical storm. could develop into a category one before making landfall on the eastern coast of mexico far south of texas. let's get a closer look at home. look at the showers already developing in parts of ohio, parts of the ohio valley. even parts of virginia. increasing our clouds and giving us the chance of showers ater on this afternoon. especially into the evenings and nighttime hours for the metro area. so here's the drought monitor shown on our scan. cuts the parts of the metro area. we have the moderate drought and then the seefer drought in th
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 5:00am EDT
cuts to people making under $250,000 per year. >>> illegal drug use has risen to its highest levels. it rose by 9% last year. there is a sharp increase in marijuana use. >>> only on seven, the discovery channel employees held hostage by a gunman speak out for the first time. they spoke about their plans to run from the gunman. take a look. >> to make the decision that you're going to run for it? >> it was a mixture of signals. the guard was signalling with the police outside. i took that as it was time to run. i did not realize that he was talking to the police outside using hand signals. i mouthed to the guard and i said, "ron." he shook his head yes. >> begin here that interview today. state into abc 7 news at 5:00. >> the fort hood shooting suspect was too close his hearing to the public. his attorney says that his client can only get a fair trial if it is closed. he is charged in the murder of 13 people in the attempted murder of 32 others. >>> the contractor that operates in metroaccess is taking action after drivers were accused of assaulting passengers. the contractor has now
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 12:05am EDT
skizism on the right is developing. tell us what you think at the "nightline" page at abcnews.com. >>> that is our report for tonight. for terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and all of us at abc, news good nigh good night america. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel, talking about head and shoulders shampoo. it's good enough for the hairiest super star in football, troy polamalu. go to troyshair.com to play for ridiculously awesome prizes. let's check out the action on the field. >> what's this flag all about? >> personal foul. taunting. >> what are you talking about? >> your hair is so full and thick. it's making the players feel bad. >> oh, that's hair and shoulders for men shampoo. it claims to give you thicker looking hair in one week guaranteed. >> i'm going to try this. >> i think you're supposed to do that in the shower. >> i know, it's okay, it's head and shoulders. >> dicky: head and shoulders hair endurance for men. visit troyshair.com for a chance to win a ridiculously awesome trip to super bowl xlv. >> jimmy: "jimmy kimmel live," back in two minutes with nathan fillion, music fr
ABC
Sep 15, 2010 11:00pm EDT
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ABC
Sep 16, 2010 4:30am EDT
eastward and give us a chance of showers. temperatures are in the 50's. on our way to 87 this afternoon for a high at -- for a high temperature. maybe up to point to 5 inches of rain. >> we have an accident out there that is closing a stretch of marlboro pike between brooks drive and a road. let's go to springfield and we will show you that in '95 is in fairly good shape. there is some southbound construction. a bunch of construction of the virginia stretch of the beltway. that should all be cleared out very shortly. back to you. >> we began with breaking news. three people died in a collision between an suv and then ambulance. the suv was traveling eastbound when it hit the ambulance and flipped over. three men were in the ambulance. they were pronounced dead at the same. authorities say it does not appear they were injured. investigators are trying to determine how the crash happened. >> now to our other top story of the morning, the race for mayor. >> we are joined now with more of what reed is saying about the election results. >> read it is saying now that she understood
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 2:35am EDT
martha goodman puts max in the back, knowing that air bags and kids don't mix. >> something most of us haven't even thought about, i think. and it's not just a child problem, is it? >> no. while on balance air bags are a great thing to have in your car, the problem can be not just kids but adults in the front seats. especially short drivers who are sitting close to the steering wheel when that air bag deploys. there have been serious injuries. and even drivers who keep their hands on the center of the steering wheel. when the air bag deploys, broken bones. the advice, outside of the steering wheel, at least 12 inches back from the wheel as well. >> because it's going a little bit slower when it -- >> that's right. it's deployed by 12 inches usually. >> it is fascinating, something that obviously is designed to protect you and keep you safe, and undoubtedly saved many, many lives, but it's scary too, there's a down side to it as well. >> i think the reality, though, is you often hear about the head and the neck injuries but what people don't realize is a lot of times there's heat injuri
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
mountains for mr. wingate. >> congratulations, mr. wingate. you inspire all of us. especially doug hill. he is getting close to that mark. >> [laughter] >> thanks, i appreciate that. some rain and scattered showers here, heavier showers to the west and north of us. keep a close eye on it. 33 hundreds of an inch in martinsburg so far. a little over two tenths of an inch of rain in winchester. 15 hundredths in albany. this was after we were in the 80's and 90's. reagan national, 92 degrees today. the 63rd time this year we have hit 90 or better. 67 was the morning low. only a trace of rain so far at the airport. 66 in gaithersburg and frederick. befriend has not passed through frederiksberg yet. it is going to get -- the front has not pass through frederiksberg yet. we will see a cool down overnight. then he continues down south. the rain will just be a temporary visitor. -- of the heat continues down south. the rain will just be a temporary visitor. a tornado warning for a while in queens and staten island and york city this afternoon. violent weather there. there is a second line d
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